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|March 19, 2019
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a lone gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch. How can the government there move so quickly on this issue? “In New Zealand, gun ownership is a legal privilege, it’s not a legal right,” explains Professor Alexander Gillespie, who teaches law at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. “And so this means that it’s possible for the prime minister to act with a little more speed than what happens, say, in the United States.”
Also, young Latinx activists are revamping the old-school lotería game with cheeky images that confront millennial stereotypes.
And the famous Ichiro is suiting up for what could be his two final gameswith the Mariners in Japan when the major league baseball season kicks off on Wednesday in Tokyo.
— Anna Pratt, The Scan editor
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